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That mulish obstinacy of which you jestingly accused me is in a woman the result of confidence, of a vision of the future.
HONORINEHONORE DE BALZAC
He knew this and yet he felt obstinate, mulish almost, as he sat down to reply non-committally to Miss Van Tuyn's letter.
DECEMBER LOVEROBERT HICHENS
"I tell you I'm as young as I ever was," this from Mr. Langton, in tones of mulish obstinacy.
GUY KENMORE'S WIFE AND THE ROSE AND THE LILYMRS. ALEX MCVEIGH MILLER
I am not mulish enough to adhere to a resolution when better counsels are given against it.
THE LILY AND THE TOTEMWILLIAM GILMORE SIMMS
But being in a hotel salon, with no enemy present more dangerous than a beautiful young girl, it was only mulish.
VISION HOUSEC. N. WILLIAMSON
The mulish vehicular display does not end the tale of Denry's splendour.
THE CARD, A STORY OF ADVENTURE IN THE FIVE TOWNSARNOLD BENNETT
And thus, as his mulish obstinacy kept him so ignorant, so his ignorance in turn increased his obstinacy.
BUNYAN CHARACTERSALEXANDER WHYTE
Till when long enough time has elapsed you find him all the obstinate and mulish man he ever was.
BUNYAN CHARACTERSALEXANDER WHYTE
Sir Richmond considered something mulish in the doctor's averted face.
THE SECRET PLACES OF THE HEARTH. G. WELLS
With mulish obstinacy he would concede nothing, neither had he force of character to marshal any decisive resistance.
THE EMPIRE OF AUSTRIA; ITS RISE AND PRESENT POWERJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
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WORDS RELATED TO MULISH

  • astute
  • bullheaded
  • hard
  • hard-boiled
  • headstrong
  • intractable
  • levelheaded
  • locked in
  • mulish
  • obstinate
  • pertinacious
  • perverse
  • pigheaded
  • practical
  • pragmatic
  • rational
  • realistic
  • resolute
  • sensible
  • shrewd
  • sober
  • stand pat
  • tough
  • tough-nut
  • unsentimental
  • unyielding
  • willful
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